Portuguese Language Courses for Kids and Teenagers Early Summer 2019

Portuguese Language Courses for Kids and Teenagers Early Summer 2019

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Register online and confirm your registration at TII by paying your course fees (payment by credit or debit cards only).All payments are accepted at our offices: Al Luqta Street, Qatar Foundation, Gate #2, LAS Building, First Floor.

Registration details
Dates: 
10 March till 25 March 2019 
Days: Sunday till Thursday
Time: From 10:00 am till 4:00 pm

With around 250 million speakers, Portuguese is one of the most spoken languages in the world and it has one of the highest growth rates in the Internet and in social networks. By learning this fascinating language, your child will embark on an exciting journey into the culture of many different countries. Portuguese is, in fact, the official language of Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal and São Tomé and Príncipe, and one of the official languages in East Timor, Equatorial Guinea and Macau. It is also spoken in many other places around the word, such as Goa, in India.

Whether your child is of Portuguese or Brazilian descent, or just loves Brazilian or Portuguese football or even the musicality of the language, this is the program you are looking for.

With us, your child will have a compelling cultural and language immersion experience. In our program, the students engage with the Portuguese language through diverse and fun activities such as songs, games, drama and art. We practice a communicative approach; our learning tools are age-specific and designed according to children’s cognitive development at the various ages. All our teachers are highly qualified and have experience in working with children of different age groups. 

Our Portuguese program curriculum is organized towards the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

 

Program Dates

Spring Semester: 30 March – 1 June 2019

Course Length: 10 weeks (2 hours on Saturdays = 20 hours)

Tuition Fee: QAR 1,300

Class Breaks: Students will be given appropriate breaks. Parents are encouraged to prepare snacks for their children.

Should you have any questions, please contact Paula Carrajana, the Portuguese program coordinator, at tiiportuguese@hbku.edu.qaor +974 4454 8498.

 

Beginner 1.2

In this level,children continue to acquire basic communication skills. They are provided with the linguistic competence to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at meeting immediate needs in any part of the Portuguese-speaking world. They learn how participate in conversations about their likes and dislikes, favorite foods and hobbies. They also acquire vocabulary and word structure related to school and classroom supplies, clothes and colors.

They practice the listening and speaking skills using various activities and games and relevant materials in order to start understanding the language in its cultural context and engage in short interactions.

The Beginner 1.2 course incorporates students from two age groups (7 to 9 years old and 10 to 12 years old). However, the class materials and activities will be adapted according to children’s age and cognitive development. 

 

Pre-requisites: Beginner 1.1 at this program (or equivalent).

Beginner 1.2: ages 7/9 and 10/12

Section 1: Saturday, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

 

 

 

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